São Paulo Governor Orders Removal of School Booklet on Sex and Gender Diversity

João Doria speaks of 'unacceptable error' and 'accountability'. The book is intended for elementary school students of the 8th year in the state schools of São Paulo. These students are at least 13 years old.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, September 3rd, Governor João Doria ordered the removal of some material on science for students in the 8th year of the state network of São Paulo.

According to teachers, the reason could be a page in the booklet that contains a text that deals with sexual diversity, explaining the differences among "biological sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

In the 8th grade, students are at least 13 years old.

"We have been alerted to an unacceptable error in the school material intended for students in the 8th grade of the state school . . .

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